Chicago Hotel Blog of Events

Check our blog regularly for current listings of Chicago festivals, events and concerts! We post new events weekly to help you plan your time in our great city. Chicago has a continuous supply of concerts and events. However, Chicago is also known for its neighborhoods. There are a million great experiences throughout our city.

Christmas Around the World

Bring the family to Chicago for the wondrous holiday show Christmas Around the World and Holiday of Light at Museum of Science and Industry November 16-January 7, and stay at the blocks-away and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Christmas Around…

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Dave Koz Christmas Tour

Bring the people you love to see the Dave Coz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour at the Chicago Theatre December 9, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Smooth jazz saxophone musician Dave Coz plays and…

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Chicago Chocolate Show

Bring someone you love to the Chicago Holiday Chocolate Show in the West Loop November 11, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historical Hyde Park! The Chicago Holiday Chocolate Show is a candy lover’s dream! You will…

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Alingon Mitra at Zanies

Just for laughs, come to Chicago’s Zanies Comedy Club to see the hilarious comedian Alingon Mitra November 24-24, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! So, you gorged on Thanksgiving and kissed your…

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Haunted Halloween Ball

Visit Chicago’s Navy Pier for a crazy party for grownups, the Haunted Halloween Ball, October 28-29, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore in Hyde Park! Start your Halloween festivities early this year by heading to the Grand…

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School of Rock the Musical

Bring the family to see the hit Broadway musical “School of Rock” at the Cadillac Theatre in Chicago November 1-19, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Remember “School of Rock,” the film starring Jack Black? It grossed…

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Nick Offerman’s Full Bush Show

Come to the Chicago Theatre to see the hilarious Nick Offerman in his “Full Bush Comedy Tour” December 1, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Nick Offerman, he of the deadpan look, is one of the…

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Comedian Tiffany Haddish at Zanies

Come to Chicago’s Zanies Comedy Club to see comedian Tiffany Haddish October 12-13, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Tiffany Haddish is currently co-starring as the outspoken, no-nonsense “Nakeisha” on the NBC comedy…

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Steve Martin Martin Short In Concert

Get thee to Chicago to see Steve Martin and Martin Short in concert at the Chicago Theatre Oct. 6-7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Funnymen Steve Martin and Martin Short, two-thirds of “The Three Amigos,” is the…

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Steve Martin and Martin Short

Get thee to Chicago to see Steve Martin and Martin Short in concert at the Chicago Theatre Oct. 6-7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Funnymen Steve Martin and Martin Short, two thirds of “The Three Amigos,” are the…

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Comic Pat McGann

Bring your girlfriend to Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago’s Old Town to see the great standup comic Pat McGann October 3-6, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Pat McGann is one of the funniest men on…

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Margaret Cho in Concert

Come to Chicago to see standup comedian Margaret Cho at the Chicago Theatre September 23, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Margaret Cho calls her latest show, “Fresh off the Bloat, “my sickest…

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Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Come to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival September 23-24, and stay at the nearby Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! When we say “nearby,” we mean nearby. The Hyde Park Jazz Festival venues are a walk away! This free two-day event features the finest in local jazz…

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The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago The University of Chicago is just 5 Minutes Away… The Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is the second closest hotel to the campus and the university hospital.  The Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is just 5 minutes from the…

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The Oriental Museum

The Oriental Museum Spend your day like Indiana Jones… The Oriental Institute was established in 1919 as the University of Chicago’s research center for ancient Near Eastern studies. The Oriental Institute Museum is a showcase for the…

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Museum of Science & Industry

Museum of Science and Industry The Largest Science Center in the Western Hemisphere The Museum of Science and Industry is one of Chicago’s most popular museum and it’s just 5 minutes from the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel. The hotel offers a free…

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Millenium Park

Millenium Park The second most popular attraction in Illinois Millennium Park offers a variety of architecture, landscape, design and art as a backdrop for many free cultural programs including free concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family…

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Chicago White Sox

Guaranteed Rate Field You won’t even have to fight traffic to the game! People from all over Chicago travel to Guaranteed Rate Field to watch the White Sox play. Many parking lots are near the stadium and the CTA red line train makes a stop…

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Chicago Jazz Festival

Bring the family to the free Chicago Jazz Festival in Millennium Park September 1-4, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The Chicago Jazz Festival is one of the premiere music events in the entire world! The festival,…

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North Coast Music Festival

Come to Chicago for the North Coast Music Festival in Union Park September 1-3, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The North Coast Music Festival is one of the last summer parties of the season. There will be music,…

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The Adler Planetarium

Adler Built the First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere The Adler Planetarium is located on the northeast tip of Northerly Island. It sits alongside the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago’s Museum Campus. The Adler’s…

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57th St Beach

57th Street Beach How many big cities have beaches? The 57th Street Beach and Promontory Point are less than 2 miles away from our hotel. The beach is directly across from the Museum of Science and Industry. The beach has a concession stand, a life…

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Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey

Bring your girlfriend to see Lionel Richie and Maria Carey together in concert at Chicago’s United Center August 26, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! OMG! The legendary Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey together, singing…

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Idina Manzell in Concert

Come see the great Idina Manzel live at the Chicago theatre August 12, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Tony Award winner Idina Manzel has just completed her fifth album, “idina.” She has been called this generation’s…

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Kidz Bop Kids

Your children will love you and behave for a year when you bring them to the Kidz Bop Kids concert at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Chicago’s Northerly Island August 7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! You haven’t…

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